106 Quick & Fascinating Voice Search Stats & Facts [INFOGRAPHIC]

Voice search is on the rise. It is a technology which allows users to make online searches by speaking queries on a mobile device or computer. By 2020, it is estimated that 50% of searches will be performed by using voice, and currently 40% of adults use voice to make searches once a day.

Many people are leaning towards voice searching because it’s faster than using a website or an app. Humans can easily speak 150 words per minute compared to the meager 70 words per minute fast typers can achieve.

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51 Amazing Facts You Probably Don’t Know About WordPress

WordPress

This is a guest post by Websitebuilder. Throughout the years, WordPress has evolved from a simple blogging platform into a versatile content management system. Today, this open source software tool enables you to create anything between a simple blog and a fully functional website.

The popularity of WordPress has been constantly increasing, as it’s flexible, easy to use, and has many powerful features. Many leading companies, including Forbes, eBay, and The New York Times, have chosen WordPress to power their websites, making it the most used CMS worldwide.

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Facebook News Feed Update 2018

news feed

Facebook recently announced major changes to its News feed. Changes that will most likely affect your business page in one way or another. The update? Basically, there will be less public content in the News feed. This includes videos and other posts from publishers or businesses. Business page posts will continue to appear in the News feed though there will be less of them.

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Creating A Kick-Ass Pitch Deck

Preparing for a presentation can be pretty nerve-wracking. Making sure you communicate your message correctly and accurately is key. Between picking the right platform to present your pitch, making sure the right slides are included and knowing how to design the presentation, there’s a lot to consider when creating your pitch deck.

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Quick Tips on Getting Reviews for Your Business

Getting Reviews

Reviews mean more than you think especially in a world of algorithms. The more positive reviews you have the higher your business will rank on platforms like Facebook and Google. The problem isn’t that the reviews coming through for you are negative, it’s just that no one takes the time to leave a review. Their are always paid options, you can purchase a reputation management system like ReviewTrackers, Podium or Yotpo to help you gain and manage your reviews, but let’s be real, these things can get expensive. Good news is there are many a free(ish) tips that you can implement to help boost your review situation.

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What Does the Future Hold for Chatbots?

chatbots

What does the future hold for Chatbots might be a question of yours. To be frank, there is no real answer. 2017 was honestly a flop for the chatbot. We have yet to see the functions that were predicted years ago. However, there is one thing I can say for certain and that is, chatbots are not going away. After reading 10 + articles on chatbots posted in the last month, I was able to determine some predictions for 2018 as the chatbot industry enters a more mature phase.

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Cryptocurrencies and Their Impact on Digital Marketing

cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency is a digital currency whereby encryption techniques are employed to regulate the production of currency without being overlooked by a central authority. It is completely decentralized and makes it impossible to double spend.

Bitcoin, an innovative payment network and a new kind of money, is the worlds first cryptocurrency. Bitcoin was created in 2009 and is a place where you can digitally transfer funds from peer-to-peer. Thanks to the decentralized encrypted platform, it is cost-effective and secure with low transfer fees, fast transaction processing, an easily-checked currency trail and protection against identity theft. It comes as no surprise that a digital currency could impact digital marketing. 

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Will 2018 be the Year of Amazon?

Amazon

Amazon Marketing Services (AMS) launched over two years ago, yet still has some growing to do.  Amazon is expected to be the 3rd largest digital advertising player by 2019. However, ad buyers aren’t quite diving head first into Amazon.

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Click-Through Rates on Tablet Surpass Other Devices

click-through rates

It is amazing that we are exposed to so many different devices that do just about the same thing, yet we use each device differently. Therefore, each device drives different results from a marketing standpoint.

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Bing, Bing, Bing…We Have a Winner!

Bing

Nothing compares to Google’s search engine market share at 77.43% as of April 2017, but Bing still has a fairly large audience. Microsoft, owner of the search engine Bing, might be getting a leg up and intends to make Bing have the strongest Artificial Intelligence company offering.

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